from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An examining table that can be tilted to a nearly upright position for assessment of a patient's circulatory response to gravitational change.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In experimental psychology, same as tilt-board.
- n. A table or carriage used in sawing-machinery, hinged at one end so that the projection of the revolving saw above the upper or working face may be varied in cutting gains, or plowing, or similar work.
- n. A table, or carriage, or frame in a saw-ing-machine, so constructed that the angle of the plane of its top or working-face may be varied to that of the saw-blade or cutting-plane : used in machines for sawing shingles to give the desired taper and thickness alternately, and for cutting clapboards from the log.
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